Orana News

  • Working poor struggle to afford housing

    from www.theleader.com.au  That is the findings of a recent forum held by St George and Sutherland Housing Interagency on housing affordability in the region. The so-called “working poor” were among those hardest hit by a lack of affordable housing, said Orana (Shire Community Services) manager Elizabeth O’Neil. She said many workers could not afford housing […]

  • Reaching out: Necessities for daily life given to homeless

         From www.theleader.com.au Nov. 11, 2015   SUTHERLAND Shire-based charity Reaching has thanked 20 volunteers who helped compile emergency packs for homeless people in Sutherland Shire. The president of Reaching, John Soliman, said the volunteers from Mirvac spent time putting soap, toothbrushes, rain ponchos and other essentials in backpacks for homeless locals. He said more […]

  • Workshop tailored to men

    From www.theleader.com.au Oct 14. 2015 AS PART of Mental Health Month in October Orana Hub Coastal at Caringbah will hold a men’s wellbeing workshop on October 21. The free event will include talks by a male psychologist, a wellbeing coach and an exercise physiologist. Pippa Dean, Orana Hub Coastal’s co-ordinator, said there seemed to be a […]

  • Challenges of Parenting Adult Children(COPAC)

    This support group is for parents who have a teenage or adult child who is experiencing a mental health issue or has a drug and alcohol problem and with whom you are experiencing anxiety, stress or domestic related issues.  Come along and hear our guest speakers as they deliver relevant and interesting information and gain […]

  • Parenting Teens for busy Parents

    This 5 week Parenting Teens course will commence on Wednesday 9th March at Orana, 3a Stapleton Avenue, Sutherland from 7:00-8:30pm.  To register please phone 95218280.  Costs is $75 which includes resources and refreshments.  Please click “More” to view details in Parenting Teenagers for Busy Parents Term 1 2016